CALL TO ACTION
Here are our Awareness 3-6-5 facts you should keep in mind throughout the year as a reminder of why you should support this critial campaign.
3 The top THREE risk factors for pancreatic cancer are smoking, diabetes and obesity. All of which can be deadly but are preventable.
6 The overall survival rate for pancreatic cancer remains a dismal SIX percent compared to other cancers whose survival rates are over 50%. This statistic has not changes much in the last 40 year YET Pancreatic Cancer remains one of the least funded forms of cancer.
5 94% of pancreatic cancer patients will die within FIVE years of diagnosis; only 6% will survive more than FIVE years.